bo·ric acid noun \ˈbȯr-ik-\
: a white crystalline acid B(OH)3 obtained from its salts and used especially as a weak antiseptic and fire-retardant
Origin of BORIC ACID
First Known Use: 1869
boric acid noun (Medical Dictionary)
: a white crystalline acid H3BO3 obtained from its salts and used especially as a weak antiseptic—called also boracic acid, orthoboric acid
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